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" Art has to move you and design does not, unless it's a good design for a bus. "
" The modern artist is working with space and time, and expressing his feelings rather than illustrating. "
" When that shutter clicks, anything else that can be done afterward is not worth consideration. "
" Envy is the art of counting the other fellow's blessings instead of your own. "
" It is the spectator, and not life, that art really mirrors. "
" Painting and writing are solitary arts. "
" An intellectual says a simple thing in a hard way. An artist says a hard thing in a simple way. "
" Stand-up comedy is an art form and it dies unless you expand it. "
" Literature is the art of discovering something extraordinary about ordinary people, and saying with ordinary words something extraordinary. "
" In life, as in art, the beautiful moves in curves. "
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
" Very few people possess true artistic ability. It is therefore both unseemly and unproductive to irritate the situation by making an effort. If you have a burning, restless urge to write or paint, simply eat something sweet and the feeling will pass. "
" I'm a bit of a propagandist. "
" To me, snowboarding is really an art form, and I think every athlete, every snowboarder has her own style, and that makes them stand out. "
" Shadows sometimes people don't see shadows. The Chinese of course never paint them in pictures, oriental art never deals with shadow. But I noticed these shadows and I knew it meant it was sunny. "
" Great art is the outward expression of an inner life in the artist, and this inner life will result in his personal vision of the world. "
" Well, in any art there are a lot of technical things that you can get to like. "
" Art is not what you see, but what you make others see. "
" People who don't like me talk about it as though I'm trash because I have tattoos. I find that insane because it's 2008, not the 1950s. Tattoos aren't limited to sailors. It's a form of art I find beautiful. I love it. "
" Art is a habit-forming drug. Art has absolutely no existence as veracity, as truth. People always speak of it with this great, religious reverence, but why should it be so revered? "
" All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on. "
" You had to be aware that I saw that photography was a mere episode in the history of the optical projection and when the chemicals ended, meaning the picture was fixed by chemicals, we were in a new era. "
" I finally got to the point where I decided I don't care if it's good art or bad art - it's what I do. I enjoy doing it, and people like it. "
" I go and see anything that's visually new, any technology that's about picture-making. The technology won't make the pictures different, but someone using it will. "
" Art should not be bound by barriers or language. The Hindi film industry is a testament to that. We speak only Hindi, but we premiere in Germany and Japan. Our films do phenomenally well there. We transcend the barriers of language and culture. We welcome you in. I think that's what art should be, and I hope America reaches that place. "
" I see the iPad as a wonderful new drawing medium, but I am at a loss as to how to make it pay. "
" Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse. "
" The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity. "
" I avoid the public because the English public is too aggressive these days for me. "
" My art originates from hallucinations only I can see. I translate the hallucinations and obsessional images that plague me into sculptures and paintings. "
" Our task is to find teaching methods that continually engage the whole human being. We would not succeed in this endeavor if we failed to concentrate on developing the human sense of art. "
" Truly fertile Music, the only kind that will move us, that we shall truly appreciate, will be a Music conducive to Dream, which banishes all reason and analysis. One must not wish first to understand and then to feel. Art does not tolerate Reason. "